Registration is now open for the Desert Agriculture Research Symposium, held by the Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture. The symposium brings together desert agriculture industry professionals with the goal of stimulating conversations about how researchers can best apply their expertise to the desert growing system and form effective collaborations that lead to new knowledge or tools that can be used by growers.

Michelle Rivera

We are pleased to announce the 97th Western Growers Annual Meeting will be held at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa November 12-15, 2023.

Attended by key decisionmakers from Western Growers member companies, the Annual Meeting brings growers, shippers and processors together with allies and suppliers in the fresh produce industry. Be sure to join us for top notch entertainment, education and networking opportunities.

Michelle Rivera

Last week, several hundred farmers and produce industry stakeholders gathered at The Venetian Resort in Las Vegas for the Western Growers 2022 Annual Meeting.

The four-day event was filled with top-of-the-line educational sessions, exciting networking and social events and compelling keynote addresses. Below were a few of this year’s highlights:

Michelle Rivera

Lori Taylor, Founder and CEO of The Produce Moms, joins Voices of the Valley this week to talk about how she uses her multimedia platform to pull back the veil for the general public about the process of produce farming.

"Our mission is to simple: To get more fruits and vegetables on every table," she says. "We want fruits and vegetables to be the number one thing people think of when they write their grocery list."

Ann Donahue